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UKR2060 - Ukrainian Studies 6

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Marko Pavlyshyn


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


  1. Language: A review of Ukrainian grammar; development of conversation and composition skills using texts on contemporary themes.
  2. Literature and society: An introduction to major cultural, social and political developments in Ukraine in the nineteenth century; the study of selected literary texts from Kotliarevs'kyi to Franko.


On completing this course students should have acquired a knowledge of basic Ukrainian grammar. They should be able to read, write and understand the standard language at a level of non-technical everyday communication, and to speak at a level of basic communication, using correct forms and pronunciation. Students should be able to translate texts of moderate difficulty into and out of Ukrainian with the aid of a dictionary. Students should also have gained an understanding of the development of Ukrainian literature in its Classicist, Romantic and Realist phases, a detailed knowledge of selected texts, and basic skills in literary analysis and criticism.


Examination (2 hours): 40%
Language weekly homework (1000 words): 20%
Tutorial paper: 10%
Essay (1500 words): 30%
Students will choose from a list of essays requiring more advanced analytic skills than students of UKR1060.

Contact hours

4 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures and 2 x 1 hour tutorials) per week




UKR1050, UKR1060